When you join the union, you have access to these AFGE benefits. These benefits are backed by the collective strength of over 10-million members of AFL-CIO unions. By using one or two of the programs, many members save as much as their annual dues.
These Money-Saving Benefits are Available Only to AFGE Members:
All motor club customer service calls are handled in North America. Expert Opinion provides you with a second opinion on service or repair estimates from ASE-certified mechanics.
Administered by Drive America,
*Automobiles and light duty trucks only.
+10 mile limit for tow
When is my membership effective?
The membership effective date is determined by the date the first membership payment is made.
Does my membership cover me in any car?
As a motor club member you are provided roadside assistance in almost any vehicle you may be driving or riding in. Vehicles include: automobiles, pickups, company vehicles, rented vehicles, or trucks (single rear axle).
Do I get membership cards? Do my dependents get membership cards?
Yes, you will receive a personalized membership card for yourself. Your family members may photocopy the card and keep it with them if they need service.
How can I obtain a handbook?
Member handbooks can be accessed online through the members' section of our Web site. A copy of the handbook will be mailed in the fulfillment packet you receive when you sign up.
Can married children or grandchildren be included as additional members?
No, however, grandparents may add coverage on grandchildren if they are the legal guardians for that child.
Does the year of my car make a difference?
Is there a physical examination or age limit for membership?
Is a driver's test or applicable state license needed for membership?
Is there a toll-free number that I can call for service?
Yes, Drive America Roadside Assistance Dispatch Service is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Is there any out of pocket expense or deductible?
What do I do if I am outside of the U.S.?
Services can normally be provided directly by an authorized independent service provider through the Drive America Roadside Dispatch Service. However, this service is not available when you are traveling outside the United States or Canada. If the dispatch service is not available, simply call the independent service provider of your choice and Drive America will reimburse you up to $125 per disablement for covered Roadside Assistance Services.
Do I have to fill out a claim form to be reimbursed?
For Roadside Assistance Service reimbursement, no claim form is necessary. Just mail the original receipt showing the:
1. Name and address of provider
2. Date of service
3. Description of service provided
4. Amount paid for service
5. Name and address of member
6. Make and model of disabled vehicle
7. Membership number
Will Drive America reimburse me if I do not or cannot use Drive America's Roadside Assistance Dispatch Service for wrecker or towing service?
Yes. This includes wrecker service to free any stuck or stalled vehicle that is covered by Drive America's Roadside Service and towing that vehicle to the service provider of your choice.
Will Drive America reimburse me for a battery boost or delivery and installation of a battery at the disablement site?
Yes, however, Drive America will not reimburse you for the cost of the battery.
Do you sell your list of members?
Drive America respects the privacy of our members. We do not sell, rent, lease or license a list of our members or any nonpublic personal information that they have provided.
Can a membership be cancelled by Drive America?
Yes, by Drive America sending written notice to the member's last known address as permitted by state law.
The Union Plus Motor Club is not available in Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, or Canada.
Toll-free Benefits Line:
In DC: 639-6941
Programs are subject to change.
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